Ruben Bemelmans (ATP 129) has Friday could not place for the main table at the US Open (August 27-september 9), the last grand slam tournament of the year.
The Observer, the seventeenth seed in the qualifications, had in the last qualifying round after two hours and 22 minutes in three sets (6-3, 6-7 (2/7) 6-2) are beaten by the Argentinian Facundo Bagnis (ATP 150).
It was the second duel between the two players. Bagnis won the only previous party in the Challengertoernooi of Alexandria, seven years ago, even though.
The 30-year-old Limburger had earlier in the qualifier already settled with the American Kevin King (ATP 178) and the Frenchman Constant Lestienne (ATP 172). David Goffin (ATP 10) is the only Belgian man who is directly on the main table.
In 2015 stuntte Bemelmans at Flushing Meadows by the third round to reach. Last year he died in his first match against Frenchman Lucas Pouille.